Our Board

Chair of the Board Cancer Council QueenslandDr Anita Green MBBS MSPMED FRACGP FASMF FAICD – Chair

Dr Green was appointed a member of the Cancer Council Queensland Board of Councillors in 2009 and has been a Director of Cancer Council Queensland since 2011. She was appointed Chair of the Medical and Scientific Committee in 2018 and Chair of the Board in 2020.

Anita has 30 years experience in the primary health care sector as a general practitioner and in the tertiary health care sector with Queensland Health, currently as a Visiting Medical Officer in the Cardiac Sciences Unit at the Prince Charles Hospital. She has a long-term commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate education for medical and allied health professionals with a current appointment as a part time Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences. In 2014 she was appointed Chief Medical Officer for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. She is a member of the Paralympics Australia medical team for the Tokyo 2021 Games.

Anita has over 25 years experience as a director on multidisciplinary not for profit boards in the health sector. She is Chair of the Brisbane North Primary Health Network, a director on the national board of Sports Medicine Australia, and a past board member of Cancer Council Australia. She has been a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors since 2004.

Mr Robert Gregg Bcom (Hons), LLB (Hons), GAICD, F Fin, CA – Deputy Chair

Mr Gregg has been a Director of Cancer Council Queensland since 2018. He has also been a member of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee (formerly the Management and Finance Committee) since 2016.

Robert has over 30 years’ experience in the investment banking, private equity and funds management industries in Australia, Asia and South Africa. During this period, he has held senior corporate finance positions with a number of major international investment banks. Robert has particular experience in international investment markets having spent over five years living in Asia and having held a number of directorships of business groups operating in Asia and Europe.

He is currently the joint managing director of a Brisbane based funds management business, managing investment funds with assets in Australia and the United Kingdom. He is the non-executive Chairman of the Armadillo Self Storage Group in the UK. Robert is also Deputy Chairman of the Board of Mercy Super, a corporate superannuation fund for current and former employees of Mercy Partners and other Sisters of Mercy organisations, and their partners.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours and a Bachelor of Law with Honours from the University of Queensland. He is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of FINSIA.

Mr Steve Wiltshire

Mr Wiltshire has been a Director of Cancer Council Queensland since 2017. He was also a member of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee (formerly the Management and Finance Committee) from 2009 to 2020. Mr Wiltshire was Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee from 2017 to 2020.  He was appointed Chair of the Property Advisory Committee in 2020.

Mr Wiltshire is Executive Chairman of HoldenCAPITAL Group since 2014.  HoldenCAPITAL is a specialist construction finance consultancy dedicated to the sourcing of debt and equity solutions for developers in addition to managing a boutique Capital Fund providing direct funding to the sector. He has over 44 years’ experience in Banking and Finance specialising in Real Estate finance and advisory disciplines including development, joint ventures, securitisation and syndication.  He is also a licenced real estate agent in Queensland.

Mr Wiltshire’s previous roles include Executive Director ANZ Institutional Property Group overseeing the bank’s Queensland and Northern Territory investment and development exposures to its listed and major corporate clients and prior to that he was a Division Director and National Head of Portfolio Management with Macquarie Bank’s Real Estate Investment Group, where he spent 26 years in various senior roles specialising in property advisory and finance.

Mrs Tricia Schmidt LLB, Grad. Dip LP, GAICD

Mrs Schmidt was appointed as a Director of Cancer Council Queensland in 2019. She is also a member of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee.

Tricia is the Senior Partner of MurphySchmidt Solicitors and has over 36 years’ experience as a highly successful litigator and negotiator.

Tricia served for 11 years on the Queensland Law Society Specialist Accreditation Board, with 6 years as Chair. She served as Deputy Chair and Chair of the Queensland Law Society Professional Conduct Committee, a body that assists in ensuring the maintenance of standards of excellence by members of the legal profession. Tricia is past Chair of the QLS Committee of Management, involving consideration of claims against the Legal Practitioners’ Fidelity Guarantee Fund. She currently serves as Chair of the Legal Practice Committee and is a legal practitioner member of the Legal Practice Tribunal, which bodies hear disciplinary applications against legal practitioners.

Tricia has been a member of numerous Boards including the Paraplegic and Quadriplegic Association of Queensland, the Catholic Education Council, the Appeal Costs Board and the Board of St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace. She is a Non-Executive Director of Lexon Insurance Pte Ltd and sits on Lexon’s Claims Committee and Underwriting and Risk Committee. She is also a director of Cancer Council Australia. Tricia is a guest lecturer at QUT. She holds a Bachelor of Laws, a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist (personal injuries law) and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Dr Louise Kelly BBus (Marketing), MBus (Research), PhD QUT, SFHEA, GAICD

Dr Louise Kelly was appointed to the Cancer Council Queensland Board in 2020 and was a member of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee from 2017 to 2020. She was appointed Chair of the Marketing Advisory Group in 2020.

Louise is a Senior Lecturer in the QUT Business School, School of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations. For over a decade Louise has been teaching and researching in the areas of advertising, marketing, charitable donor motivations, millennials, social media and privacy, consumer engagement, and more recently, the impact of digital disruption on marketing practice.

Louise is also a Director of the Lady Musgrave Trust, which is Queensland’s oldest charity, providing accommodation and support for homeless women throughout the state. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Mr Ian Rodin BSc (Hons), FCA, GAICD, FIIA, ARCS

Mr Rodin was appointed as a Director of Cancer Council Queensland in May 2020. He has been a member of the Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee since 2019, and was appointed as the Chair in 2020.

Ian is a former partner of Ernst & Young.  He retired in 2015.  He is a chartered accountant with over 35 years’ experience in both the United Kingdom and Australia.  Mr Rodin’s principal practice areas during his last 15 years at Ernst & Young were risk management, internal audit and corporate governance.

Since retiring from Ernst & Young he has been actively involved with a number of board and audit committee roles and his current roles include acting as Chairman of the Audit Committees of Griffith University, the Queensland Audit Office, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, the Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water and acting as an External member of Audit Committees for the Institute of Internal Auditors in Australia; the City of the Gold Coast and the Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning.

Alpha Yap Cancer Council Queensland Board
Prof Alpha Yap MB.BS (Hons), B. Med. Sci (Hons), PhD, FRACP

Prof Yap was appointed as a director of Cancer Council Queensland in May 2021. He was also appointed Chair of the Medical and Scientific Committee, having joined the committee in 2018. Prof Yap is a Professor of the University of Queensland and a Senior Principal Research Fellow of Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council. He is an international expert in the cell biology of epithelial tissues, whose research has been instrumental in discovering how cells use mechanical forces for communication, and how these are disrupted in disease. His work has been continuously funded for the past 25 years by bodies such as NHMRC, Australian Research Council, Welcome Trust and Cancer Council Queensland itself.

Alpha’s leadership roles include Head of the Division of Cell and Developmental Biology at UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience, Chair of NHMRC Grant Review Panels, principal organiser of national and international scientific conferences, and on the Editorial Boards of multiple international scientific journals, including Developmental Cell and Current Biology. He has mentored over 40 PhD students and post-doctoral scientists through his research group over the past 20 years.

Todd Everitt Cancer Council Queensland Board

Mr Todd Everitt

Mr Everitt was appointed as a Director of Cancer Council Queensland in 2021. He was also appointed Chair of the People and Workplace Committee in May 2021, having served on the committee since 2016.

Todd has 20 years’ experience working in corporate and government roles. He is a specialist in strategy development, human resources, sales and marketing. He has managed loyalty programs, managed small and large teams of transformational project staff and grown and led people advisory functions in professional services and management consulting at KPMG. Todd is currently Managing Director and CEO of Executive Central, a leadership development and coaching organisation that supports clients with a range of individual, team and organisational development challenges including strategy, diversity, team development, coaching and workforce consulting and restructuring.

Todd has over 15 years’ experience as a specialist advisor to other not-for-profit organisations including The Salvation Army and Rural Aid and holds a Bachelor of Business in Human Resources and Marketing and a Diploma of Project Management.